Potsdam man charged with drug possession in Massena
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:09 am

MASSENA — A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession Sunday afternoon on South Raquette Road, according to state police.

Matthew P. Rose-Tessier, 20, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:05 p.m., officers said.

He was cited and released.

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Brasher man charged with harassment in Hermon
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:08 am

HERMON — A Brasher man was charged with harassment Sunday stemming from an April 16 complaint of neighborhood trouble, according to state police.

Logan M. Johns, 22, was charged with second-degree harassment at 10:25 a.m. on SH 11C, officers said.

He was cited and released.

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Opinion: Waddington Fire Department thanks community for auction support
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:44 am

The Waddington Volunteer Fire Department and its Auxiliary would like to thank the many businesses in our community, as well as the rest of St. Lawrence County, for the generous donations to our auction held on April 27.

We would also like to thank the many community members of Waddington, as well as many other communities, that donated items.

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The Brockville Pipes led the way at St. Lawrence University's graduation ceremony Sunday. For more, see story here. Photo courtesy of SLU

Bayside Cemetery asking Town of Potsdam for help with finances
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:16 am

 

The distinctive gatehouse and entry to Bayside Cemetery are made of Potsdam sandstone. Photo by Cheryl Shumway, NCTW

 BY CRAIG FREILICH
North Country This Week

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St. Lawrence County Arts Council Member Show accepting submissions for annual show
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:11 am

POTSDAM -- The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) will present its 2019 Member Show this July at Gibson Art Gallery located on the SUNY Potsdam campus.

This summer exhibition features a juried collection of two- and three-dimensional artwork by members of SLC Arts.

The deadline for submission is June 9.

SLC Arts is also seeking submissions of artwork for the 2020 Fine Art Up North calendar.

Fine Art Up North is an annual calendar published by SLC Arts showcasing the work of North Country artists.

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St. Lawrence County sheriff, traffic safety board warn on proper use of slow-moving vehicle signs
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:10 am

CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Traffic Safety Board and the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office are reminding residents about the appropriate use of slow-moving vehicle signs.

These emblems are the reflective orange triangles that are required on the rear of vehicles which move slower than 25 miles per hour, said a press release from the sheriff.

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Ayurveda sessions offered in Canton May 22-29
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:08 am

CANTON -- Ayurveda sessions will be offered at Harmony Healing and Wellness Center, 2746 State Route 68, Canton, from May 22-29.

Ayurvedacherya Umashankar “Uma” was born and trained in India and has been practicing in the US for many years. Ayurveda is one of the oldest whole body healing techniques in the world.

For more information or the schedule an appointment call Uma at 917-399-7630 or the Canton Animal Clinic at 315-386-2754.

Space is limited.

 

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What’s Going On: Turtle painting in Massena, free breastfeeding class in O’burg, management training in Potsdam
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 9:07 am

WORKSHOPS, CLASSES ON WEDNESDAY

Turtle painting

MASSENA: Turtle painting free activity; 3:30-4:30 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena. For more info: 315-705-5022.

Free breastfeeding class

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Distinguished SUNY Potsdam administrator and faculty member awarded college's highest honor
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 8:56 am

POTSDAM -- A SUNY Potsdam administrator and faculty member of more than 40 years’ standing was recognized Saturday at commencement with the college’s highest award.Marqusee

SUNY Potsdam presented School of Arts and Sciences Dean Dr. Steven Marqusee with the 2019 Roger B. Linden Distinguished Service Award,

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